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Teenagers charged in Edneyville burglary spree

Henderson County sheriff's deputies charged two teenagers with three felonies after a series of break-ins early Saturday in  Edneyville.

Deputies responding at 2 a.m. to a reported breaking and entering at 4 Way Grocery and Auto Repair at 4802 Sugarloaf Road found a door to the business kicked in. Three hours later, while deputies were still in the area searching for suspects, a bank alarm alerted them to another attempted breaking and entering, this time of the State Employees Credit Union Cash Points machine at Edneyville General Store on Chimney Rock Road.

While investigating the ATM crime scene, deputies found another breaking and entering at a nearby food truck, the Taqueria El Chuy, at 3701 Chimney Rock Road. As deputies were investigating the food truck and ATM break-ins, they located a 16-year-old juvenile on foot in the area. Further investigation led deputies to a second suspect, 18-year-old Anthony Charles Norwood of 214 Laycock Road.

Deputies and detectives were able to link the juvenile and Norwood to all three crimes, the sheriff's office said. Norwood and the juvenile were each arrested and charged with three felony counts of breaking and entering. They were jailed under a $9,000 secured bond and remained in custody late Saturday. While extensive damage was done to the door, no money was taken from the ATM. Investigators do not believe there were any other suspects involved in the run of burglaries and attempted burglaries. Stolen property was recovered, the sheriff's office said.